New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Prediction

NHL York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Prediction 4/15/2024

The New York Islanders (37-28-16) travel to face off against the New Jersey Devils (38-38-5) on Monday, April 15th. This game will be played at Prudential Center in Newark and televised on ESPN+. Both the Islanders and Devils will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

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The New York Islanders Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into tonight’s game, the Islanders are in 7th place in the Eastern Conference and 3rd in the Metropolitan Division with an overall record of 37-28-16. On the road, New York is 17-18-6 this season.

Over their last ten games, the Islanders have gone 7-3, and they have won four straight games when they have been favored. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, New York is 23-25 this season.

On the road this season, the Islanders have a puck line record of 23-17 and an average scoring margin of -.4 goals per game. So far, they have 20 wins by one goal and 17 wins by multiple goals.

Coming into this game, the Islanders have a puck line record of 40-40 overall and have gone 6-4 against the puck line in their last ten games. In their last five road games, the Islanders have a puck line record of 4-1.

After suffering a 3-2 loss on the road to the Rangers, the Islanders are looking to bounce back today. On the offensive front, the Islanders failed to score in the first or third periods against the Rangers, but they found the net two times in the second period. All two goals came at even strength. They finished with 36 shots on goal and had 8 turnovers.

As underdogs, New York suffered a loss but still covered the puck line. Combining for 5 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 5.5.

The New Jersey Devils Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

At home this season, the Devils have gone 17-20-3, and they are 38-38-5 overall. In the Eastern Conference, New Jersey is 13th and 7th in the Metropolitan Division. In their last ten games, the Devils have gone 4-6, and they have lost two of their last three.

As the underdog, New Jersey has gone 10-17-3 this year, and they have been the favorite in 51 games, going 28-21-2 in those contests. At home, the Devils have gone 11-14 against the Eastern Conference, and they have gone 23-26 in conference games this season.

At home this season, the Devils have gone just 9-31 vs. the puck line and 4-6 in their last ten games. So far, New Jersey’s average scoring margin at home is -.5 goals per game. Overall, the team’s puck line record for the year is 31-50, including going 16-14 as the underdog.

Heading into this game, the Devils have dropped four straight games as the favorite vs. the puck line and 23 of their 30 losses have been by multiple goals. In their last ten games, New Jersey has gone 6-4 vs. the puck line.

Coming off a 1-0 loss on the road to the Flyers, the Devils are hoping to bounce back today. In this game, New Jersey’s offense had a challenging time against the Flyers and failed to score. The Devils’ offense finished with 5 giveaways and attempted 20 shots on goal during the game.

Despite the defeat, New Jersey managed to cover the puck line, going into the game as the underdogs. With a combined total of 1 goal, the game concluded below the over/under line of 6.5.

New York Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side, the Islanders are scoring an 3 goals per game this season, ranking 23rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 18th in the league. The Islanders went 15-12 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 22-16.

This season, the over/under record for the Islanders’ is 41-34-5. Over the course of the season, they have had 38 games that exceeded the over/under line of 6. On average, their games are averaging 6.2 goals per game.

Devils Offense Breakdown

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In terms of their offensive performance, the Devils are averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, putting them in the 11th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 13th in the league. New Jersey’s offense comes into the game ranked 13th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 29th in the NHL.

This season, the Devils have an over/under record of 46-34-1. Throughout the season, they have played 47 games that went over the 6 over/under line. The average number of goals in their games is 6.7 per game.

New York Team Defense

The Islanders defense is currently 4th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 32.5 shots per game against New York. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 15th with 5 shutouts.

New Jersey Team Defense

Defensively, the Devils are currently 17th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.8 shots per game against New Jersey. They also are 30th in shutouts, coming in with 1 shutouts.

Islanders vs Devils Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, New York has an puck line record of 4-1 while averaging 2 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • In their last three games at home, the Devils have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 2 goals per game in these contests.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, New Jersey has an puck line mark of 4-1 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Islanders have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their puck line record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Islanders vs Devils Prediction

For a moneyline pick, I’m taking the Islanders to pick up on a win over the Devils and the road. With the moneyline sitting at -113, I’ll be locking in a bet on the Islanders straight-up.

If you’re looking for a puck line bet, I’d suggest going with the Devils to cover. Even in the event of a Islanders victory, this game is expected to be closely fought, and the Devils should cover the puck line.

If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 6 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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